Distinguished Professor Charlie C. Xue commenced his current role as Associate Deputy Vice Chancellor (International) in January 2021.
From 2011-2021, he successfully led the transformation of the School of Health Sciences (Head of School, 2011-2015) then RMIT Health and Biomedical Sciences (Executive Dean, 2016-2020). His strategic and executive leadership has resulted in significant growth of RMIT’s reputation in health and biomedical education, biomedical and clinical research and strategic industry partnerships.
Professor Xue contributes to the strategic direction setting of the STEM College as a member of the College Executive. He works collaboratively with other members of the College Executive for the planning and development of academic programs, cross-disciplinary research and business development/commercial activities. Prof Xue is also Chair of the University’s Cultural Inclusion Working Group which promotes diversity and inclusion in our academic community.
Over the last decade, Prof Xue has contributed to the RMIT University’s Academic Board, Academic Promotion Review Panels and the Athena SWAN Committee to address the gender equality in the academic workforce.
Professor Xue also holds the following appointments:
- Member, Ahpra Education Provider Reference Group [2021-]
- National Chair, Chinese Medicine Board of Australia, an appointment by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council [from 2011- 2021]
- Member, World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Advisory Panel for Traditional Medicine (appointed by Director-General of the WHO, Geneva [from 2007-]
- Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University [from 2005-]
Professor Xue is a member of the Royal Society of Victoria.